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. >>> good evening, the investigation into the crash of a commuter train in new york city early sunday morning at a wildly high rate of speed appears to now be focusing on the alertness level of the engineer at the controls. at 82 miles an hour, the train was going way too fast for the turn, more than double the speed limit for those rails. the ntsb says there is no evidence of a mechanical problem thus far. today, the first lawsuits were filed in this derailment that killed four passengers, injured over 60 others. the outcome of this investigation could have fraud impact on public transportation. it is where we begin again tonight with nbc's tom costello at the scene of the wreck. tom, good evening. >> reporter: hi, brian. the executive director for the union tells nbc tonight it looks as if the engineer nodded off at the controls. the engineer has told police he believes he zoned out. blood and alcohol tests are back, negative for the entire crew. still waiting on blood tests, meanwhile, the ntsb says the checks of the trains brakes and rail signals were all working properly. it was
in cities like dallas. heavy snow, ice, freezing rain and brutal winds lashed the central part of the country. the south bore the brunt of this brutal weather system. in dallas, and major southern cities, temperatures remain below freezing turning sleet and slush to hard ice, up to one inch on some roadways, making everyday drives treacherous trips. >> watch out, everybody, here it comes. >> i've only seen it worse like this in my life. i've been driving for 37 years. >> reporter: hundreds of traffic accidents reported since friday causing extensive delays, closing i-35 several times up to ten hours. >> you try change lanes and you're going sideways. >> reporter: in ohio this public bus lost control and slams right into a parked car but sliding down the rest of the road sideways. across arkansas and texas, utility crews are scrambling to clear ice encrusted power lines, as more than 200,000 customers remain without power. airlines have canceled nearly 1,000 flights today, with more than half of those flying through dallas, stranding 4,000 people. one traveler recorded this cell
containing radioactive material on its way from a hospital in tijuana to a disposal site near mexico city. tonight the truck has been found near the gas station where it was stolen. and the critical cargo known as cobalt 60 has been recovered. mexican officials describe its radioactivity now as quote, low intensity. >>> the commuter train derailment in new york city this weekend has thrust the topic of worker fatigue into the news. the investigation, as you may know, is now focused on the engineer and whether he fell asleep two weeks into a new shift in a 5:00 in the morning start. everyone gets tired, every shift has its own rhythms. we get our report tonight from tom costello. >> reporter: in the first minutes of sunday's emergency response, william rockefeller told police he zoned out just before the crash. his attorney said he was in a daze situation. a union rep said he nodded out. different descriptions for what sleep researchers say sounds like a sleep attack. >> when sleep intrudes involuntarily into the waking brain and seizes control of the brain so that the person who is doing
city this past sunday morning, the federal government has ordered the metro north rail line to take immediate steps to obey speed restrictions including improving its signal system and adding a second qualified driver in the cab on specific trains. the train in the fatal crash was traveling at 82 miles an hour, more than double the safe speed. >>> europeans have been dealing with a major winter storm system. in the uk it's meant flooding and high winds. cameras captured an attempted landing by an emirates jet at the airport in birmingham. crabbing into a stiff wind before thinking of landing, it intend diverted. notice the vehicles in the distance there. those are plane spotters. folks who had parked to watch attempted landings in some seriously sported weather. >>> hundreds of flights have been canceled in china due to record levels of air pollution. officials there have issued the highest level of health warning there is urging citizens to stay indoors, urging factories to curtail or halt production entirely. >>> turns out a lot of people heard "the sound of music" last night. thi
's 12th interception of the year. kansas city cashes in. and into the end zone. kc takes a 17-0 lead. it did get worse, unfortunately. special teams have been a problem all year for the skins. dexter mccluster dangerous return man. you can see why here. 74 yards for the score. that gave kansas city a 31-0 lead. there was a bright spot in the first half for the skins, rg 3 with over a minute to go. griffin finds his tight end at the back of the end zone. nice catch there. nice job. still down 31-7. ensuing kickoff. >> ridiculous. >> you can say that again. >> goes to the house pretty much untouched there making everyone look silly on this return. 95 yards for the score. chiefs up at half time. cousins now in at quarterback. he fumbles the ball. kansas city recovers. 45-10. skins drop to 3-10 on the season. with that we bring in diana from fed ex field. bad loss for the redskins but everybody seems to be talking about the pregame report from earlier. >> mike shanahan had the opportunity to comment on the report that espn broke this morning. he declined it. the report stated that coach
inch of ice here. on saturday that precipitation moves into the northeast where even the coastal cities could start at snow and sleet. and some of these same areas will get it again in the form of freezing rain. so power outages and cold finish the next several days. >> all right. jim cantore in dallas. we will stay on it with you. jim, thanks. >>> fast food workers across this country held protest rallies today in some 100 cities demanding a raise in the minimum wage from $7.25 to $15. what many people may not realize is the taxpayers are footing some of the bill for low wages. more than half of fast food workers -- half of them rely on some form of public assistance currently like food stamps. >>> another break. our coverage continues right after this 37 . >>> for some of you, this will conclude our coverage for tonight. for others, some of our stations will be continuing with us for a special second half hour of coverage which will also be live streamed on our website nbcnews.com where tonight you can also find some of the conversation we conducted with nelson mandela the morning aft
. on saturday, that precipitation moves to the northeast or even the coastal cities could start as snow and sleet and sunday, some of these same areas that got the sleet will get it again in the form of freezing rain. power outages and cold for the next several days. >> jim cantore in dallas. we will stay on it with you. jim, thanks. >>> fast-food workers across this country held protest rallies today in some 100 cities demanding a raise in the minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 an hour. a raise the restaurant industry, for one, says, would mean higher prices and fewer jobs. what many people may not realize is that taxpayers are footing some of the bill for low wages. more than half of fast-food workers, half of them, rely on some form of public assistance currently like food stamps. >>> another break, our coverage continues right after this. or i. but your erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed
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